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5 common misconceptions about dental health

5 common misconceptions about dental health

Maintaining proper oral health is a top priority. Since an early age, you’ve been correctly told that it’s very important to brush your teeth twice a day, floss and take other preventive measures that promote healthy teeth and gums. You may have also heard of some...

Are you making 1 of these 5 common oral hygiene mistakes?

Are you making 1 of these 5 common oral hygiene mistakes?

Everyone wants the very best for their dental health and smile. But sometimes well-intended efforts may fall short in fully protecting people from cavities, gum disease and other preventable dental ailments. Here are five common mistakes that you might be committing...

5 things to avoid that will damage your teeth

5 things to avoid that will damage your teeth

Obviously, not brushing or flossing your teeth is a road no one wants to travel. But there other bad habits that can leave you vulnerable too. Everyday activities you might not be paying attention to can lead to permanent damage and oral health complications. Here are...

5 easy ways to reduce and prevent cavities

5 easy ways to reduce and prevent cavities

Cavities do not have to be a way of life. You may have gone for a regular checkup feeling great only to learn that you’ll have to come back because you’ve develop a cavity, a permanently damaged area inside the hard surface of your teeth. While filling a cavity is a...

What to know about tooth sensitivity

What to know about tooth sensitivity

The sudden jolt of pain caused by tooth sensitivity is the worst — especially if you’re enjoying your favorite iced drink or a scoop of ice cream. Millions of Americans suffer from sensitive teeth and recurring episodes of temporary discomfort and pain. But here’s a...

5 tips that will improve the way you brush your teeth

5 tips that will improve the way you brush your teeth

One of the most important and oldest habits you’ve worked on is brushing your teeth. You may have been too young to remember the first time you held a toothbrush to clean your teeth. Over time, you may have improved on your brushing habits and followed the rule of...

Floss better with these 5 easy tips

Floss better with these 5 easy tips

Everyone can agree that regular flossing is vital to fighting plaque buildup and preventing gum disease. Even when the federal government released its Dietary Guidelines in 2015, which did not refer to the importance of flossing, dental professionals and their...

Is it time to change your toothbrush?

Is it time to change your toothbrush?

Your soft-bristled toothbrush may look new after several weeks of use. While it may not seem like a lot of time, it’s important to consider the toothbrush’s mileage. If you’re brushing twice a day for the recommended time, that’s a lot of use that’s gone into removing...

Gum disease linked to increased risk for COVID-19 respiratory failure

Gum disease linked to increased risk for COVID-19 respiratory failure

COVID-19 patients with gum disease are more likely to experience respiratory failure, according to the Journal of California Dental Association. The findings put a new focus on oral health and the importance of primary care physicians and their patients discussing...

Study identifies link between gum disease and dementia

Study identifies link between gum disease and dementia

Hundreds of species of bacteria roam inside the human mouth. Several of them can lead to periodontal disease. The disease arises from infected oral tissues that hold teeth in place, which cause bleeding gums and even tooth loss. A new study by the Journal of...

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